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Company of the Month…. Cranswick Gourmet Bacon
27-02-20Our stories • Posted by Helena Fewkes
Cranswick Gourmet Bacon have been supporting Candlelighters for 5 years and have raised over £20,000!                                          In the past few years, the team at Cranswick Gourmet Bacon have taken on several challenges including Total Warrior, the …
Company of the Month…. Fisical Sports Coaching
06-02-20Our stories • Posted by Jessica Palmer
Fisical Sports Coaching have been fundraising in support of Candlelighters throughout the whole of 2019. In total they have raised over £8,000!                                       Gina, Corporate Partnerships Executive fom Candlelighters said “ We are so grateful for the …
Business Chatter: Meet some of our lovely business supporters!!
04-02-20Our stories • Posted by Jessica Palmer
Business Chatter: We caught up with five of our lovely business supporters to chat about why they choose to support Candlelighters, some highlights and what they have planned next!                                                     …
Our Company of the Month is… Absolute Warehouse!
03-01-20Our stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
Our ‘Company of the Month’ award for January 2020 goes to the wonderful Absolute Warehouse Services! We are privileged to be supported by Absolute Warehouse Services, who have gone above and beyond to support us. Earlier in 2019 they hosted three of our families at their box at Huddersfield Town Football Club in the match …
Our Company of the Month is… The Pure Technology Group!
03-12-19Our stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
Our very first ‘Company of the Month’ award goes to The Pure Technology Group, who this month celebrate donating £75,000 to Candlelighters. We have been so lucky to partner with The Pure Technology Group for 5 years and are just consistently amazed at the passion, commitment and support of their whole team to help Candlelighters …

Your stories

Holmfirth High School organise EPIC charity day!
17-02-20Your stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
On the 25th October 2019, Barson House of Holmfirth High School held an incredible charity day in support of Candlelighters, a charity which is close to their hearts. Over the past few months Candlelighters have supported the family of a student within Holmfirth High School and Barson House set the goal to raise as much …
I had never heard of the charity Candlelighters until that day.
22-01-20Your stories • Posted by Jessica Palmer
“I am a bereaved Mum of twin girls, Neve & Belle Boitelle, whom were diagnosed with infant Leukaemia in May 2013. I had never heard of the charity Candlelighters until that day. Myself and my family were introduced to Candlelighters the very next day after diagnosis. We were provided with an amazing Social Worker, Dalvir …
Dad and Daughter take on Ben Nevis to raise funds for Candlelighters!
11-12-19Your stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
Fearne Grant and her Dad Darren took on the ultimate challenge in July 2019 by climbing the almighty Ben Nevis in support of Candlelighters! They took on this incredible challenge to raise funds in memory of Nioni Grant. After postponing a day due to adverse weather, on the 30th July 2019 Fearne and Darren reached …
13 miles in memory of Thomas!
05-12-19Your stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
Our fantastic supporter Carly rallied 35 friends and family members to take on a 13 mile walk from Saltaire to Leeds on what would have been her sons 13th birthday. Thomas, who was diagnosed in March 2011, sadly passed away aged 5 years old on the 20th April 2012 from Neuroblastoma. Carly arranged the special …
Team Rueben launches!
05-12-19Your stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
Rueben’s mum very sadly passed away from cancer nearly 3 years ago at the young age of 33. Following this tragic news, on the 30th May 2019 doctors found a sizeable mass on the right hand side of Rueben’s brain which was found to be a high graded cancerous tumour. Rueben was taken for brain …